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March 26, 2017

Rutland Barracks / DUI#1

 

 

VSP Press Release-Incident

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

       

CASE#: 17B41721

RANK / TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Keith Lewia                           

STATION: Rutland                    

CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 03/25/2017 – 2351 hours

INCIDENT LOCATION: VT Route 22A, Benson, Vermont

VIOLATION: Driving Under the Influence - #1

 

ACCUSED:  Benjamin M. Turner II

AGE: 26

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  Poultney, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:  On March 26, 2017 at approximately 2315, Troopers at the Rutland barracks were notified of a single vehicle crash on VT Route 22A in the Town of Benson.

Upon arrival, the operator was identified as Benjamin M. Turner, II of Poultney, Vermont. Turner displayed signs of intoxication and was screened for DUI.

Turner provided a sample for a preliminary breath test (PBT), which resulted in a reading of %0.143 BrAC.

Turner was subsequently arrested, processed, and released on citation to appear at the Rutland Vermont Superior Court at a later date.

 

COURT ACTION: Y

COURT DATE / TIME:   April 17, 2017  / 0830 hours      

COURT:  Rutland County Superior Court

LODGED:  No   LOCATION: N/A

BAIL:  N/A

MUG SHOT: Not available

              PBT: %0.143